The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 19 11 30
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +19
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 27 73 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 8.85% 19.16% 6.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.76% 21.92% 8.41%
Number of salaries quoted 27 54 19
Average salary £67,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £33,250 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £78,500 £61,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
Software Engineering
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
251 333 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 82.30% 87.40% 79.30%
Number of salaries quoted 206 289 211
Average salary £45,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Bedford region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Bedford

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Bedford

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering.

1 40 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (60.34%) Stakeholder Management
3 32 (55.17%) Microsoft
4 30 (51.72%) MS Excel
4 30 (51.72%) Performance Management
4 30 (51.72%) Coaching
4 30 (51.72%) People Management
5 29 (50.00%) C#
5 29 (50.00%) .NET
6 25 (43.10%) Oracle
7 22 (37.93%) ASP.NET
8 15 (25.86%) WCF
9 13 (22.41%) JavaScript
10 11 (18.97%) SQL Server
10 11 (18.97%) Scrum
11 10 (17.24%) jQuery
11 10 (17.24%) Degree
11 10 (17.24%) Computer Science
12 8 (13.79%) Java
12 8 (13.79%) Web Services
13 7 (12.07%) MVC
13 7 (12.07%) Unit Testing
14 6 (10.34%) Web Development
14 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (10.34%) CSS
14 6 (10.34%) Linux
14 6 (10.34%) Visual Studio
14 6 (10.34%) C++
14 6 (10.34%) HTML
14 6 (10.34%) SQL

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.45%) Node.js
1 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 30 (51.72%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.17%) MS Office
2 3 (5.17%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.97%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (10.34%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (6.90%) JUnit
3 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.72%) Subversion
General
1 3 (5.17%) Finance
1 3 (5.17%) Aerospace
2 2 (3.45%) Avionics
3 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (51.72%) Development Manager
2 16 (27.59%) Senior Manager
2 16 (27.59%) Developer
2 16 (27.59%) Senior Development Manager
3 14 (24.14%) Software Engineer
4 8 (13.79%) .NET Developer
5 5 (8.62%) C# Developer
5 5 (8.62%) C# Software Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (8.62%) .NET Software Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Java Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (6.90%) J2EE Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Trainee
7 3 (5.17%) Trainee Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Software Test Engineer
9 1 (1.72%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (50.00%) .NET
2 22 (37.93%) ASP.NET
3 15 (25.86%) WCF
4 10 (17.24%) jQuery
5 8 (13.79%) Web Services
6 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (10.34%) CSS
6 6 (10.34%) HTML
7 4 (6.90%) Ajax
7 4 (6.90%) EJB
7 4 (6.90%) J2EE
7 4 (6.90%) JSP
7 4 (6.90%) Struts
7 4 (6.90%) XML
8 2 (3.45%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (3.45%) Backbone.js
8 2 (3.45%) Kendo UI
8 2 (3.45%) WinForms
9 1 (1.72%) GTK+
9 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.34%) Linux
2 4 (6.90%) Windows
3 1 (1.72%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (60.34%) Stakeholder Management
3 30 (51.72%) Performance Management
3 30 (51.72%) Coaching
3 30 (51.72%) People Management
4 11 (18.97%) Scrum
5 7 (12.07%) MVC
5 7 (12.07%) Unit Testing
6 6 (10.34%) Web Development
7 4 (6.90%) TDD
8 3 (5.17%) UML
8 3 (5.17%) OO
8 3 (5.17%) PRINCE2
8 3 (5.17%) CRM
8 3 (5.17%) Project Management
8 3 (5.17%) Multithreading
9 2 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (1.72%) OOD
10 1 (1.72%) Configuration Management
10 1 (1.72%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (50.00%) C#
2 13 (22.41%) JavaScript
3 8 (13.79%) Java
4 6 (10.34%) C++
4 6 (10.34%) SQL
5 4 (6.90%) C
6 3 (5.17%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.17%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.72%) Python
7 1 (1.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (17.24%) Degree
2 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.90%) Sun Certification
4 3 (5.17%) ISEB
4 3 (5.17%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.45%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) DO-178B
1 2 (3.45%) SLA
Vendors
1 32 (55.17%) Microsoft
2 25 (43.10%) Oracle
3 4 (6.90%) Sun
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